Corangamite CMA Wetlands 10MB
Click on the image of the Red-necked Stint to see more images of Corangamite's unique wetlands and for commentary, click on the sound icon on the opening slide.(Image Trevor Pescott)
Corangamite region endangered species poster and fact sheets.
Golden Sun Moth
Yarra Pygmy Perch
For schools, there is a threatened species quiz to download and use in the classroom.
The third round of the Coastal Small Grants program has opened for individuals, small groups or organisations wishing to apply for up to $10,000 funding to protect coastal vegetation.[Link]
Corangamite CMA will submit its proposal to secure funding for its 2011-2012 program to the Victorian Government in late March.
Full details of the proposed natural resource management investment program are in the attached newsletter.[Link]
Coalition calls on local leaders for CMA board roles
Minister for Environment and Climate Change Ryan Smith is encouraging enthusiastic and
experienced people to apply for board positions with Victoria’s 10 Catchment Management Authorities.[Link]
Apply now for catchment management board roles
The Department of Sustainability and Environment is calling for expressions of interest for CMA board and chair positions.[Link]
For information about regional flood alerts and warnings please monitor the Bureau of Meteorology or Victorian SES websites.
Fish death questions answered
Corangamite Catchment Management Authority and its partner agencies have developed a community information document in response to the many questions about fish deaths in the Anglesea River.
[Community update January 2011]
[Community update December 2010]
[Frequently asked questions]
Funding - CoastalTender round two open
CoastalTender round two has $1.8 million available for coastal and estuarine biodiversity protection. [Link]
Board meeting summaries
The Corangamite CMA Board wants to inform the community of the discussions and directions arising from monthly Board meetings. Follow this link to read the latest Board meeting summaries. [Link]
Biosequestration is the use of planted vegetation to offset greenhouse gas emissions, creating carbon credits that can be sold in the marketplace. Corangamite CMA's board considered a report into this emerging trading scheme. [Link].
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